Minister Zappone announces change in recruitment policy for future Tusla Early Years Inspectors
Opening Statement by Minister Dr Katherine Zappone
Meeting of Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs
Capital Grants 2018 Information
Compliance Announcement 2017/2018
Healthy Ireland Smart Start Health Programme for Preschool Services
€3.5m Programme Support Payment announced for Early Years services who sign up to the More Affordable Childcare measures from September 2017
Midlands Area Parenting Partnership are delivering Free 2 hour Triple P Positive Parenting Workshops on a range of topics from Dealing with Disobedience, Managing Fighting and Aggression, and Developing Good Bedtime Routines for parents of children aged 10 years and younger.
Information and Practical Session for NEW practitioners on how the Quality Framework (Siolta and Aistear) links to the Regulations’
Public Meeting re. Playgrounds
AIM Level 1 – Inclusion Coordinator (LINC)
The Department of Children & Youth Affairs (DCYA) will re-open the Learner Fund Bursary (announced early 2017) to Early Years practitioners who have completed a major award in Early Childhood Care and Education at Level 7, Level 8, or Level 9 qualification on the National Framework of Qualifications since the inception of the Learner Fund (2013).
Date announced by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs for the commencement of all remaining provisions of the Children First Act 2015
What childcare funding programme are eligible for?
How to guide for CCSP eligibility 2017/18
AIm Level 1 - inclusion Co-Ordinator
Good Practice guide for Attendance
***WHAT CHILDCARE FUNDING PROGRAMME AM I ELIGIBLE FOR***
SAFEFOOD - Little Bites
Weekly Newsletter 25 August 2017
AIM EDI schedule Autumn/Winter 2017
HSE workshops - Early Intervention Team
It Starts Now!
Registrations for the new childcare subsidies opens Monday 21st August at 11am
Minister Zappone announces €1.2m capital grants for 263 providers of School Age Childcare
More Affordable Childcare
Clonea Emergency Reception & Orientation Centre (EROC)
Independent Review of Accessible Childcare Measures: Zappone
2,822 children with disabilities access targeted supports in first year
September Readiness 2017/2018
Contracting and Payments Clarification
Training, expert advice and sensory toys to make childcare accessible to all
Wednesday, 9th August 2017
September Readiness 2017/2018
Friday 4th August, 2017
Childcare Cost Review Given 10-month Deadline
“Independent Review will further transform our childcare system”
Newsletter 4th August 2017
ECCE 2016/2017 Programme Closure
Govt funds 5,000 extra childcare spaces for school age children
Capital Funding increases 33% to €4m
Contacting Online Support - New Authentication Process
Westmeath County Childcare has welcomed yesterday’s announcement of extra funding for childcare services in the county.
The Minister for Children & Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone, has announced further steps to improve access to childcare for both families who are homeless and programme refugees.